Resources for you & your clients

Assessments, clinical tools, information, and printable handouts

 

General Information

Karen Kleiman's Postpartum Stress Center - Clinical Tools for Your Practice

This site offers many helpful tools including screening questionnaires, assessments, and patient information sheets. 

https://postpartumstress.com/for-professionals/assessments/

How Can I Help a Loved One

Here you will find helpful printouts on topics such as "Understanding PPD" and the "Postpartum Pact"

https://postpartumstress.com/for-families/how-can-i-help-a-loved-one/

Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance (MMHLA) - a nonpartisan  nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the mental health of mothers and childbearing people in the United States with a focus on national policy and health equity. MMHLA advocates for improved maternal mental health care and serves as a clearinghouse of information related to maternal mental health.   

mmhla.org

National Birth Equity Collaborative - creates solutions that optimize Black maternal and infant health through training, policy advocacy, research, and community-centered collaboration. 

birthequity.org

Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for People of Color - "We are a program within Postpartum Support International geared towards building capacity in the perinatal mental health field to better support families and providers of color around perinatal mood and anxiety disorders"

https://pmhapoc.org/

Postpartum Men - a place for men with concerns about depression, anxiety or other problems with mood after the birth of a child.

postpartummen.com

Postpartum Support International - Resources

This site has discussion tools, awareness posters, recommended reading lists, educational DVDs, and links to resources in other languages.

https://www.postpartum.net/resources/

Postpartum Support Virginia - Resources and Fact Sheets for Parents and Families

This site has helpful downloadable resources and fact sheets and a "Perinatal Mental Health Hub" that has good information for families facing perinatal mental health concerns.

https://postpartumva.org/resources-fact-sheets/

Seleni Institute - Advice and Support

"From infertility and miscarriage to anxiety during pregnancy, we offer expert insight and realistic advice from women who have been where you are now."

http://www.seleni.org/advice-support

Western New York Perinatal Bereavement Network - assists the community in meeting the needs of people facing perinatal death, the death of a baby from miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or early infant death.  They have a variety of support services and are active with community events in addition to a newsletter.  716-626-6363, E-mail: Christine@wnypbn.org,

wnypbn.org

2020 Moms - Resources for Providers - Screening tools, core competencies, recommendations for care, billing resources (coding for perinatal depression) 

2020mom.org/resources-for-providers

 

Health, Medication and Breastfeeding

D-MER.org is a website dedicated to the education and awareness of dysphoric milk ejection reflex, which involves intense feelings of sadness or rage with milk letdown in nursing/pumping moms. 

d-mer.org

The Hyperemesis Education and Research Foundation empowers those managing HG with information and support to minimize suffering, long-term health complications, and pregnancy loss. HER Foundation  hyperemesis.org

Mother to Baby - Confidential information about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding by phone, text, email and chat.  

mothertobaby.org

Motherisk - provides evidence-based information and guidance about the safety or risk to the developing fetus or infant, of maternal exposure to drugs, chemicals, diseases, radiation and environmental agents. This is a link to information about medication taken during pregnancy and while breastfeeding and how it may impact the baby.

motherisk.org